Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Memphis, Notre Dame & MoreThe Tigers are no longer in Conference-USA and that's just what they were reminded of when they were beaten at home on Saturday by Cincinnati. Next up? A date Thursday with Louisville.
Syracuse, Georgetown Set For Heavyweight Clash In Big East Tournament SemifinalSyracuse and Georgetown, one more heavyweight clash in Madison Square Garden. Two original Big East titans toe-to-toe on the New York stage. Jim Boeheim. John Thompson III. One ... last ... time.
Rothstein Files: High Expectations Surround Brey, Notre DameNotre Dame has become the perennial overachiever in college basketball. Year after year, the Irish are picked low in preseason polls and somehow manage to regularly exceed expectations.
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College BasketballArizona will be the deepest team Sean Miller has had in his nine seasons as a head coach. The Wildcats have 10 legitimate candidates to start and won't see much of a drop off when a reserve takes the floor.
Rothstein Files: Brey Ecstatic To Have Martin Back For 6th Season Without Scott Martin, the optimism wouldn't be nearly as high as it is now in South Bend.
Rothstein Files: 64 Reasons To Love The NCAA TournamentWho doesn't love the NCAA tourney? Jon Rothstein tells us why this year's tournament will live up to its March Madness moniker.
Syracuse-Cincinnati, Louisville-Notre Dame Battles Set For Big East SemisThree more overtimes, four Big East teams standing. And there's plenty still to come at Madison Square Garden.
Rothstein Files: A Wonderful Wednesday In College HoopsThe most storied rivalry in the sport takes center stage as the Blue Devils try and bounce back from Sunday's loss to Miami.
The Rothstein Files: Brey Hoping Veterans Can Keep Notre Dame Where They've BeenThe long-time Notre Dame coach will be the first one to tell you why he's been able to make the Irish a perennial contender for the NCAA Tournament during his seven-year tenure in South Bend --- veteran players.
Louisville Steps On Gas In 2nd Half, Leaving Notre Dame In DustPreston Knowles, despite playing the final 10 minutes of regulation and overtime with four fouls, scored 20 points to lead No. 14 Louisville to an 83-77 victory over No. 4 Notre Dame on Friday night.
Red Storm Stifles No. 9 Notre DameEight days after a 15-point loss at Notre Dame, St. John's beat the Irish 72-54 on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.